The Sale Of A Business

Small and midsized businesses and large corporations often see opportunities for growth through combined ventures, mergers, acquisitions and sales. For more than 80 years, individual business owners and corporate entities have trusted Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, L.L.P., for counsel and advice during the business transfer process.

Led by lawyers John Hodges, Morgan Alley and Craig Smith, our firm provides trusted counsel and advice to corporate clients during the sale, merger or acquisition of a business.

Located in Virginia's historic Northern Neck, Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, L.L.P., helps large and small corporations, individual business owners and private investors throughout the state take advantage of business and financial opportunities.

Steering businesses during a sea-change in ownership.

Facilitating Business Transfers

The mechanics of a business transfer are complex. It is important to consult with experienced attorneys who know both the short- and long-term effects that a sale, merger or acquisition will have on the corporate entity and individuals involved.

Established in 1931, Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, L.L.P., has an established tradition of providing honest, effective and reliable legal counsel.

At Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, L.L.P., our attorneys are sophisticated commercial law professionals. Clients benefit from our knowledge and skills acquired from decades of experience. Our attorneys represent corporate clients and individual business owners during every stage of the business transfer process. Our services include:

  • Assisting with corporate entity valuation
  • Assisting with corporate asset pricing
  • Drafting and reviewing financing agreements
  • Drafting and reviewing purchase/merger agreements
  • Negotiating and drafting shareholder and partnership agreements
  • Negotiating and drafting leases
  • Assisting with stock valuation and stock sales
  • Drafting letters of intent
  • Performing due diligence
  • Satisfying any necessary conditions of the agreement
  • Investigating warranties and representations
  • Dissolution procedures

Planning For Future Growth And Success

After years spent working to build your business, the decision to sell is a big step and should be undertaken only with the utmost care and consideration.

The value of your company, the current business landscape and the financial implications of a sale or dissolution must be evaluated. At Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, L.L.P., we help business owners examine the individual short- and long-term financial consequences associated with selling their businesses.

For more information, contact Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, L.L.P., at 804-435-5069 or 866-603-0774 to schedule a consultation.